ROH Reached Out To CM Punk Before The Pandemic

CM Punk has had the eye of a lot more than All Elite Wrestling

Fightful has learned of some more specific interest in CM Punk after we reported that he had begun negotiations with All Elite Wrestling.

WWE Live Event Results From Newcastle, UK (9/19): Becky Lynch Battles Bianca Belair

Fightful Select reported the following:

In the hours that followed the CM Punk story, we learned more about companies that have reached out to him. Fightful Select was told that in January of 2020 Ring of Honor -- specifically Marty Scurll, who had been leading the charge at that point -- asked to send out feelers to CM Punk. Obviously those conversations didn't go very very far, but people in Ring of Honor that heard of the conversations say that they were told that story, opponents and general plans were more important than dollars offered.

Punk last appeared for ROH in 2006 for a show in which he teamed with Bryan Danielson. He'd previously last competed for them the summer prior when he signed with WWE, which was named the "Summer of Punk" during his ROH World Title run.

Punk also had a connection to ROH's Silas Young, as he made a surprise and anonymous appearance for Young's MKE promotion in 2019.

This article first appeared on our premium service, Fightful Select. Subscribe to get exclusive news every day, and a half-dozen weekly podcasts.

To directly support us and our continuing breaking news, interviews, and the like, subscribe to FightfulSelect.com. You'll get exclusive news sent to you directly before anyone else, and dozens of podcasts monthly including Alex Pawlowski's Sour Graps, Sean Ross Sapp's Q&A, Retro Reviews and more

Get exclusive pro wrestling content on Fightful Select, our premium news service! Click here to learn more.
From The Web